Questions about .3dz ROMS

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  1. Samwix
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    Samwix GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Hey!

    I have some questions about .3dz ROMS.

    1) How to convert a .3ds ROM to .3dz ROM ?
    2) Is it preferable to use a .cia ROM or .3dz one ?

    Thanks
     
  2. NutellaSwirl

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    Not sure about 1, you can probably just google search it
    For 2 though, it depends. If you bought a SD card for your roms, then you have to go with cia, if you have a microSD though, you can use an adapter for cia too, or you can go with 3dz. C
    ia's are more of a hassle, though I prefer them because there is a less chance of a ban. Noone has actually gotten a ban, but since cia's don't need headers, a ban is less likely. Other difference is cias are loaded from your home menu, instead of the gateway thing.
     
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    And how to convert ROM to .cia (the most easily pls) ?


    I thought that this tuto is better : https://gbatemp.net/threads/scene-roms-online-tutorial-for-dummies.370589/
    Am I wrong ?
     
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  6. Samwix
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    Can I use a header of an another ROM which has one to put it in one which doesn't have?
     
  7. Thomas12345

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    Yes, just download a header for any game from anywhere, then modify it according to this post:

    https://gbatemp.net/threads/how-to-use-scene-dumps-with-gw-2-2-online.365829/page-4#post-4991676

    Once you have a modified .bin file for your game, patch it with your .3ds rom with Gateway's ROM patcher. Rename .3ds to .3dz and you should be able to play online.

    I use these instructions and i was able to play mario kart 7 online.

    Oh one more thing, make sure you have the latest updates for your games too (ex update 1.0.4 for smash 4)
     
  8. thorasgar

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    Yes, you can use the header of another rom. You can choose from a dump of a cart you own or publicly available headers.
     
  9. Samwix
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    I will need to have the latest update for my games so I will have to update them using the eSHOP on EmuNAND?

    And how can I know the Manufacturer (1.) and the "Unknown" (3.) ?
     
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    Can I use header of another game?
     
  11. Thomas12345

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    You can download the update from the eshop while in Emunand. Or, you can try and find the update online as a cia, or a 3ds that's already patched.

    For manufacturer i just use sandisk, even though i don't have a sandisk. For (3), i don't think it matters. The most important is the size and card1 or card2
     
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    "Sandisk" should not be the maker of your SD, but the original cartridge maker, isn't it ?
     
  13. Thomas12345

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    yeah i have no idea what the manufacturer actually refers to... but all my microSD cards and SD cards are kingstons, but when i use scandisk code it works fine
     
  14. Zeffy

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    Yes, it refers to the manufacturer of the flash memory on the original game cart. It has nothing to do with your SD or micro SD card.